Your best bet for buying a home in the 905
Thornhill and Richmond Hill may be two of the most sought-after areas in the GTA, but you can still buy your way into these hot ’hoods on a reasonable budget. These two handsome abodes offer style, substance and spacious basements, to boot, and they also
HILLCREST MALL RETREAT
This three-bedroom property in the cushy neighbourhood of North Richvale offers a great location and plenty of indoor character at a listing of $699,000. Walking distance to Yonge Street and Hillcrest Mall, the red-brick house comes with a basement with a separate entrance for buyers looking to rent out. Three bedrooms have been converted into two extra-large bedrooms. And the house itself has been recently renovated, with a brand new roof, fresh paint, stainless steel appliances and updated high-efficiency furnace and air conditioning. At a reasonable 2,000 approximate square footage, the property is complete with a private driveway and generous frontage. This family home is being sold through Century 21 Heritage Group Ltd., Brokerage.
A BATHURST AND CENTRE OASIS
Million-dollar luxury comes at a lowered price tag. Located in the posh Uplands area near Bathurst and Centre, this Rosedale Heights home is adjacent to million-dollar estates and walking distance from a golf club. The twostorey, four-bedroom family home offers a large private backyard, remote control–activated garage and a finished basement with bathroom, bedroom, rec room and plenty of storage. The dining room overlooks a private garden, and the spacious kitchen offers a pantry, breakfast area and walk-out to the deck. Upstairs, a large master bedroom is decked out with a four-piece ensuite and walk-in closet. Listed at $899,000, the house is being sold through Homelife Landmark Realty Inc., Brokerage.
Clean and current, this home is newly renovated with plenty of storage space and a separate entrance for basement tenants.
The colourful kitchen oozes character, but brand new stainless steel appliances offer serious cooking capabilities.
A generous living room subtly lit with pot lights seamlessly connects with a dining room overlooking a garden in the back.
Airy and sunny, the house is designed with large entryways on the main floor, accented with warm touches of hardwood.